So here’s a little question for you guys: at what age did you start dating seriously? Would you say you’ve been permanently single, or that you’ve dated person after person in pretty quick succession? If you’ve always been partnered, what tips do you have for balancing academics and career with your love life? As I’ve … Read More about At What Age Did You Start Dating Seriously – And How Did You Balance It With Academics and Career?
Last year, readers asked for a post on how to be happily single on Valentine’s Day — so my good friend Auntie M. is sharing her thoughts…
Women breadwinners are more common than ever, and there have been several recent(ish) articles and studies about the issues that crop up when women outearn their male partners. So let’s discuss, ladies — are YOU the breadwinner in your relationship? What issues have you noticed when you out earn your male partner? (For those of … Read More about Are You The Breadwinner? Have You Seen Issues When Women Out Earn Their Partners?
Happy Valentine’s Day, ladies! If you’re happily partnered, what are you up to tonight (or this weekend)? If you’re still on the hunt for a partner, though, let’s have an open thread to talk about dating. What are your favorite online services or apps? Have you joined any IRL activities to try to meet someone? … Read More about Dating Open Thread: What’s Your Best Dating Advice for Career-Driven Women?
So here’s something that I know people do but never really hear people talk about: upgrading engagement rings. If you’re married, engaged, or just fond of thinking about rings: when, if ever, can one “upgrade” an engagement or wedding ring to get a larger diamond, adding more stones like baguettes or upgrading the setting to … Read More about Engagement Rings: Have You Ever Upgraded, Downgraded, or Swapped It Out?
2018 Update: We’ve entirely updated this post on online dating for smart women, including rounding up all the latest dating sites and apps catering to smart people. You may also want to check out our more recent discussions on love, including dating advice for career-driven women. Long hours at the office, plus no energy when you’re … Read More about Online Dating for Smart Women: Apps, Advice, and More
A great roundup of posts to help you look more polished, appreciate more and stress less, organize, grow your career, socialize more, save more, pay down debt, learn about personal finance, eat better, and move more!
The documentary “Meet the Patels” talks a LOT about the importance of having a “marriage mindset” — and it’s something I definitely relate to because I didn’t have one until my late 20s. So let’s talk: do you believe in having a marriage mindset? How do you get yourself into one?
2018 Update: We still think this was a great discussion on dating at work, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussions on love, including dating advice for career-driven women. Ladies, what are your thoughts on dating at work? Have you ever dated a coworker? What do you think are the rules for dating officemates? With Valentine’s Day … Read More about Dating at Work: Stories and Lessons from Working Women
We haven’t done a Money Milestone series in a while, in part because I’ve been a bit trepidatious about this one. I keep reading that divorce can decimate your finances, and there are numerous things you should do in advance of, during, and after a divorce. However: I’m happily married (knock on wood). I still … Read More about How to Survive Divorce, Financially (And Other Tips on Divorce Finances)
2018 Update: We still think this is a great guest post with tips on online dating for professional women, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussions on love, including dating advice for career-driven women. Online dating is something we’ve discussed from time to time on Corporette, such as when we asked you for … Read More about Guest Post: Online Dating for Professional Women
What are the financial implications of getting married — and how does your wedding budget affect your overall financial health? What other major milestones affect your financial health? I’ve often read that how you handle a few major milestones in your life — wedding! grad school! baby! buying a house! divorce! retirement! — can have … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Wedding Finances